Snapdragon 855 to marry X50
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Softbank spills the beans

None other than Softbank leaked the fact that Snapdragon 855, a chipset that will power the Galaxy S10 and other top Android phones in 2019 which will come with Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem.

Softbank offers Uber 30 percent less
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You are getting too problematic

Softbank is offering to purchase shares of Uber at a valuation of $48 billion – a 30 percent discount to its most recent valuation of $68.5 billion.

Softbank-ARM deal under attack
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Cost an arm and a leg

A major investor in technology in the UK has lashed out against the sale of ARM to Softbank last year.

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer
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No kidding

Late on Friday, because these kinds of things all happen on Friday, it seems that mighty Japanese giant Softbank is seeking to acquire taxi company Uber.

ARM hiring more staff after Softbank takeover
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Hired more than 1,000 new staff with more to come

ARM has hired more than 1,000 new staff members worldwide since it was taken over by Softbank last year, with a large proportion of these in the UK.

Softbank finds two droids they are looking for on Google
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Two companies added to AI plans

After getting its paws on ARM, Softbank is still growing and has written a cheque for two firms that build walking robots from Google's parent company, Alphabet.

SoftBank buys big chunk of Nvidia
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Could there be an ARM/Nvidia alliance forming?

Japanese tech giant SoftBank Group has acquired a $4 billion stake in Nvidia, making it the chipmaker's fourth largest shareholder.

SoftBank gives Saudi Arabia a quarter of ARM
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Non-binding fund to oversee creation of at least 50,000 US tech jobs

Softbank said that it will sell a 25 percent stake of ARM Holdings to an investment fund created in partnership with Saudi Arabia and other investors, according to people involved in the discussions.

AI will be smarter than humans in 30 years
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It is already brighter than most Apple fanboys

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son has said that computers running artificial intelligence programmes will exceed human intelligence within three decades,

SoftBank ready to sell Sprint to T-Mobile
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For US market share

Last Friday, an exclusive report  from Reuters  noted that the SoftBank Group in Japan is financially prepared to give up control of recently acquired Sprint and hand over the keys to Deutsche Telekom AG’s brand in America, also known as T-Mobile USA.